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Re: cannot commit property data

From: Ralf Stephan <ralf_at_ark.in-berlin.de>
Date: 2006-08-27 16:26:32 CEST

You wrote
> On 8/25/06, Ralf Stephan <ralf@ark.in-berlin.de> wrote:
> >Why should svn need to get some info back from the server it already
> >has? I know I should always svn up before any commit but when you
> >are the only committer you don't expect such an error.
> Please read chapter 2 in the svn book, 'basic concepts'. In
> particular, see the section at the end about mixed revision working
> copies. You cannot commit a propchange to a directory unless its
> local revision is equal to HEAD. That's one of the only two
> restrictions that exist:

So, I didn't find it when I needed the info. I would have expected
such information in the chapter about props, and I'm proposing to
put it there, too. If these are the only exceptions, people won't
complain about reading about them twice.

> The error message, I hope, at least says *which* item is out of date.
> Does it not?

It does. So I studied the property chapter.


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